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light and collided with a big rig in san francisco's hayes valley neighborhood. it happened last thursday. mack was ejected from the shuttle bus and pinned underneath that big rig. ucsf will install seat belts by the end of august. >>> a bicyclist struck by a food truck has died. the violent collision in the city's south of market neighborhood, nancy hoe made an illegal street on fremont street in front of the food delivery truck. ho was not wearing a helmet and suffered a critical head injury. she was pronounced dead last night. >>> tonight at 6:00, our first look at two suspects charged with killing a woman, setting her on fire, and then dumping her body in the streets of an up scale oakland neighborhood. salvador and hector garcia were charged with murder. the charges carry special circumstances that would mean they are eligible for the death penalty or a life in prison. she was the mother of aed to bler. they are gang members who were and rifted on tuesday, several days after police were led on high-speed chases. >>> bay chair children who rely on the big sisters, big brother
. back to you. >> thank you. >>> a developing story. bay area commuters, you have a big reprieve. golden gate ferry service boats going to run on schedule today. anne makovec in larkspur. marin county with why the strike has suddenly been called off. she has more. good morning. >> reporter: i just got off the phone with the union spokesman who says, they were thinking about striking so they wanted to let the public know that they were thinking about striking so the public wasn't surprised. then the golden gate bridge district decided to go ahead and call off the service because they didn't want people to be surprised either. so there is confusion between the union and the district, no surprise. we heard of these contract negotiations getting out of control before. in this case it was going to end up in a one-day strike here for golden gate ferry service between larkspur where i'm standing, san francisco, and sausalito all ferry service was going to be cancelled for the day. this morning it turns out that workers showed up for work. so there will be no disruption in service today. certain
. he said he saw two faces and two big sets of eyes. the two men on board were killed. it happened at 7:30 last night. plane crashed into a medical office building narrowly missing the main hospital building here at the watsonville community hospital. >>> the blilgs department but no one was there except for the people that were actually on the plane. >> reporter: here a close-up shot. faa will be on scene to take a close look at the crash scene but no cause has been identified yet. witnesses say it was foggy at the time. the plane had just taken off from the watsonville municipal airport. it's registered under two men but names were not released. hospital was not affected by the crash so hospital workers were able to continue caring for their patients. >>> this morning, survivors of a capsized fishing boat in mexico are expected back home in the bay area. at the same time family members of the seven men still missing are hoping they will have a reuin yoon in the near future. nick smith joins us. >> it's been tough for the families. 16 of the remaining 19 american survivors have crossed
karnow and he has a spectacular forecast. >> yeah. the big holiday weekend forecast. and this is working out very nice. if you like the heat, you're going to love it. we're cranking up those temperatures today. 90s in concord, 70s in san francisco. could see triple digits over the weekend. more on that in a moment. right now let's check your traffic with elizabeth. [ laughter ] >> what did you say? >> two cars. >> no, we have look at this. there is actual traffic near the dublin interchange. >> you're making her mad. >> i got an important role here at 5:00 in the morning, you guys. [ laughter ] >> westbound 580 approaching 680. it is about a 15-minute drive right now out of the altamont pass out towards pleasanton. and the dublin interchange. we'll have more traffic coming up including a big traffic story today actually, the cancellation of the golden gate ferry service. you have more on this coming up. >> we do. thank you. >>> thousands of bay area commuters need to find another way to get to work this morning. ferry service shut down between marin county and san francisco today only th
. thanks! you noticed! you know these clothes are too big now, so i'm donating them. not going back there again. good for you! how'd you do it? eating right, whole grain. whole grain? whole grain. [ femalennouncer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't... multigrain cheerios has five whole grains and 110 lightly sweetened calories per serving... more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios. >>> day two of the royal couple's trip to southern california involved some fund-raising, polo and a walk down the hollywood red carpet. gina kim is in los angeles with a look for us. hello gina. >> i hate to tell you, you just missed it, the duke and duchess emerged out of those doors, i'm going to ask jose to pan the camera over, we have some dignitaries walking out as we speak. some of hollywood's royalty, there is maria bello, kristen chenowith. this is a big gala, they just left a minute ago after what is a very, very glamorous day. now, yesterday the duke and duchess of cambridge were all business if you will recall. today they finally got to do the calif
. a big week all the way around. let's start with the case. these arrests could mean the common raise of giovanni ramirez. he was arrested in may. l.a.'s police chief at the time said very emphatically this was the man who beat stow. so l.a.'s mayor's office tells the l.a. times they are obviously going to need an explanation. now an anonymous police source say two people have been arrested. >> we were just waiting, kind of like everybody else. we know they have a big job to do and a lot of work ahead of them. we are putting all our faith in the lapd right now. >> this wouldn't mean ramirez would go free. he is serving time for a parole violation. this is a good example of why people shouldn't rush to judgment. we don't know what led them to these two people. we are hoping we will learn more today. as for stow's progress, according to his family's blog he has made a breakthrough and he opened his eyes and closed them on demand. when they asked him what his last name was, he mouthed the word stow. live in san francisco, amy hollyfield, "abc 7 news." >>> residents in one san francisco n
's office admits it is a big blow to the department. >> it was a tough blow to swallow to let those highly trained officers go. to ruse 66 officers with that training, that's a huge investment the city has basically lost. >> reporter: he said the training is crucial for a person who might not understand why police have a gun pointed at him. the police department says it will pull officers from other beats if it has to to respond to a cit incident. the department concedes that will delay response time. we're at police headquarters, nbc bay area news. >>> we have some breaking news to share with you. she was one of the most active and socially forward and well known first ladies of our time. but today, betty ford has died at the age of 93. betty ford was married to former president gerald ford for 58 years. he also died in 2006 at the age of 93. elizabeth ann warren ford was born april 8, 1918. she was known as betty ford and won't to also serve as the first lady of the united states from 1974 to 1977. she was very active in social policy, shattering lots of precedents and had a very moderat
's been validated. and to us, that means a lot. >> reporter: the big apple will usher in the first day of legalized same-sex marriage with back-to-back ceremonies. the city clerk's office originally planned to wed 764 couples on sunday. it announced it would expand hour to make sure all 823 who registered could marry. new york city's mayor, michael bloomberg, is also marking the first day with a special evening ceremony at gracie mansion. he will officiates the marriage of his chief policy adviser and consumer affairs commissioner. >> this is about celebrating our relationship, but in many ways it's really about our children who have often asked us why we aren't married. and so we've involved them in every step of the way. >> reporter: businesses are also hoping to be there every step of the way. florist owner grayson handy expects his business to double in the coming year. >> i think we're going to see a tremendous amount of money coming our way. >> reporter: and for new york state, a recent report estimates the new law could generate more than $300 million in revenue, tourism, and ta
on this bill today. but i think one of the big problems you face is that once he does send -- gets this through, if he does get it through, it's going to be very hard to get any of his republicans to vote for the real compromise in a day or two or three. >> reporter: well, that's exactly right. both of your points right. first of all, there are no negotiations going on in that final compromise right now because all the focus is getting this passed in the house. speaker boehner isn't exactly taking calls now from democrats. but he's trying to get his own republicans in line. once he does this, this is going to be very difficult for him to get -- to go any further by way of compromise. if there is a compromise, it's going to take a lot of democrats to pass it in the house. >> a lot of democrats, that's exactly right. okay, jon karl, jake tapper, thanks very much. key market openings sunday night, the next big deadline to watch for, as well. >> reporter: that's right. >> the asian market. elizabeth, this is just so uncertain going into the final weekend. >> well, and certainly the public is starti
to get into college and pay is perhaps their first big test in higher education. >> i couldn't be prouder of her and i know she's going to get where she's going to go. it will work out. everything happens for a reason. >> reporter: students at cal state schools are paying nearly four times the amount in tuition they were paying 10 years ago. a recent survey found more high school students are concerned about how they are going to pay for college than about actually getting into one. and how successful they will be once they are there. live in san jose, kimberly tere, nbc bay area news. >> difficult situation. thank you. tonight we know the maim of the woman whose body was found burning in a quiet street in oakland's rock ridge neighborhood. the medical examiner's office say she is 21-year-old monica of union city. her body found around 4:30 yesterday on ivanhoe road. police say she was likely killed somewhere else and then dumped in that neighborhood and lit on fire. officers say the suspects probably chose the neighborhood because it's dark and secluded during those hours. friends and fa
to their businesses so police could have access to that video at any point in time. the city is having a big unveiling ceremony later on this afternoon to talk a little bit more about these cameras. elizabeth? >> okay. anne makovec live for us this morning in oakland. thanks. >>> san jose police chief chris moore remains under pressure from immigrant rights activists. they are upset about chief moore's decision to get help from two agents from i.c.e. the two agents specialize in dealing with gangs. chief moore says their role would be limited to gang investigations and they will not randomly seek out illegal immigrants. critics will hold a press conference this morning to explain their distrust of i.c.e. and the consequence of the program. >>> nasa ames at moffett field played key roles in the three decades of the space shuttle program. this morning the center will host a special news conference with the atlantis astronauts as they are on the final mission of the shuttle program. anser hassan joins us from moffett field with more. >> reporter: these are famous last words. light that engine one more t
jose southbound, big sinkhole. 30 by 30 sinkhole. emergency crews are trying to get it fixed. traffic is getting by in the left lane. they hope to have it fixed by noon. >>> it's 6:15. one landlord is going through drastic measures to crack down on dog poop. a manager of apartments said she is so sick of tenants not cleaning up after pets she is hiring a dna testing service to find the culprits. she has to collect dna samples. they say owners who are caught will have to pay 60 for the cost of tests for future offenses. >> and reporters deal with all kinds of situations out in the field but there are some you can't prepare for. take a look at this reporter on l.a. wildfire on saturday. didn't look up in time. helicopter swooping in, down comes the water atop of her. nobody hurt, crews got the fire under control. a good training for the reporter >> i think the producer ordered that. it's great tv. >> we're on doing a drop. >> let's move on. come on. we all want, and not much drizzle in the forecast as we come up on 6:17. we're looking down from mount tamalpais and notice the sun is up a
yesterday. friends say a big part of the event was to help pay for her funeral and then set up a trust fund for her 2-year-old son. a $10,000 reward is offered for information leading to the killer's arrest. >>> this morning, casey anthony is a free woman. but her whereabouts are only known to a few people. she left a florida jail just after midnight sunday after nearly three years behind bars. she had $537 in her pocket. that money was sent by admirers. a jury convicted the 25-year- old of lying to investigators but acquitted her of murdering her 2-year-old daughter. the decision angered many people. for others, her release was simply something to see. >> we just left one of the theme parks and we were on our way home and just stopped in. >> i thought it would be interesting to be able to be in the presence of her to be part of history. >> her lawyers say anthony has received at least one death threat. >>> a tea party-backed plan to raise the nation's debt ceiling is expected to pass in the house tomorrow but stall in the senate. the plan would let the government borrow $2.4 trillion if co
-packard which is going mobil thanks to another silicon valley company. >> sit powerful enough and big enough? >> reporter: with all the attention paid to tablet computer, hp face as huge challenge. the silicon giant is famous as a leader in the tech industry, but when it comes to tablets, it's behind. >> this is the hp touch pad. >> reporter: now trying to make up ground, the touchpad looks familiar with a big difference. its operating system. a user interface or u.i. >> when people use the touch pad, when they pick it up in the store, when they give it a try, what they're going to find is that we have a u.i. that's like none other. >> reporter: but hp faces an uphill battle. we're all used to the apple tablet and android tablet. hp, these're known for what's on their desk. >> pc sales are slowly diminishing, laptop sales are slowly diminishing and tablet sales are going through the roof and if hp doesn't get into the game in a big way, they stand to lose. >> what we're seeing is people are computing more. they're taking their devices with them. they're filling the white spaces in their day
by natural disaster and nuclear calamities a big reason to smile, "today," monday, july 18th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> welcome to "today" on this monday morning. i'm ann curry. >> and i'm lester holt in for matt. i think we both watched that match yesterday. you've got to feel good about the u.s. team. we were disappointed, but what a performance they put on and what a great thing they did for american soccer. >> that's right. for women's soccer, particularly, bringing it to a new level of cool. men and boys, women and girls, nationwide, watching them play. i think that they're winners in that regard. >> and the japanese certainly have something to feel good about after a really rough year. and i love the fact they thanked the world for the support they have had. >> and they continue to thank, actually, after every game. so it's a pretty exciting bit. >>> in the meantime, another major story, the fact of this heatwave. millions of americans are sweltering in this dangerous heat and humidity today. how long will it last? how bad will it be? well, al has the fore
street is worried about washington. late wednesday moody's one of the big three credit rating agencies warning it might have to lower the rating if lawmakers don't come to an agreement on raising the debt ceiling. in the statement it said the action was prompted by the possibility that the debt limit woil not be raised in time to prevent a missed payment on u.s. bonds with a small but rising risk of ashort-lived default. economists say if the aaa rating is lowered it will throw the financial markets into chaos and the cost of borrowing would go up to everything from morlts to car loans. ben bernanke warned. >> i think the worst outcome if we don't raise the limit, at some point we default on debt and that would create as i said before, a huge financial calamity. >> reporter: sources say the president knew about the moody's warning as he headed into wednesday meeting which all sides describe as tense. republican majority leader eric cantor cited the president as saying i have reached my limit. he left saying i'll see you tomorrow. the two sides couldn't even agree about what happened in
are hearing about a two alarm fire in the laurel heights section of san francisco. we will use the big board to show you exactly where it is, fire crews are on the scene, they are currently sprang the fire with water it is in an apartment building and if we can take this--they are spraying the fire with water is in an apartment building. no injuries have been reported yet but we have a report on the scene. daniel, tell us what you see on the scene? >> i see there was some smoke coming out of the roof of the firefighters have found that all under control i was soon in so that you can see what building, the latter is still up there there are still people on top of the building they are doing the demolition part of the work now where they look for hot spots within the wall and what not, but the fire is under control, the crews are starting to pack up, traffic wise, you can see that it is blocked at spruce's all the way up to higher risk on the euclid so traffic is being rerouted onto other streets. >> you will notice more sunshine this afternoon, the fog cleared from the coastline. ticket to
was try to create a new sense of urgency to see if there's a chance to put the big deal back together that he and speaker boehner were close to having this deal last week. but in many ways, this speech was almost oh post mortem, almost setting up the blame game for the fact that no big deal is going to happen. and no matter what happens here at the end of the day, the debt ceiling is going to go up. but nobody is going to be happy about the deal. i can tell you this, ann, i had a bunch of democrats that said to me, would have been a good speech to give two weeks ago. >> i know that he called for public activism, so much so that we hear the capitol hill websites were crashing last night because so many people were trying to e-mail their representatives. it looks like he spooked main street, jim? will he spook also wall street? >> no, not at all. wall street is calm. the markets are looking good today. we had a blip down in the indicators between 9:0 and about 9:20. they came right back. no one is buying the panic, the sky-rocketing interest rates scenario. >> that said, hedge funds are
of visibility but overall no big issues as you head out to the peninsula and eastbound traffic looks great coming off the high rise. and if anything changes, make sure you tune to our radio partners. 7:40 a.m. and 106.9 f.m. that's your traffic and weather. back to you. >> thank you, elizabeth. >>> 5:19 now. the curtain will close today on a bay area land mark. the movie house in san francisco, showing harold and maud as the final film. the owners of the historic sheeter could not raise enough money to keep it open. >> we were a little bit ahead of the curve for about 10 years. and slowly fell behind the curve. and unfortunately, we have a very sad goodbye right now. >> after the red vic closes today, there will be just four single screen movie houses remaining here in san francisco. >>> captain america showed off his superpowers at the box office this weekend. >> what do you think? >> yes. i think it works. >> that's one way to do it. the new super hero movie is based on the classic comic, managed to do something even voldemort couldn't pull off. knocked off harry potter. captain america
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. backyard trampolines are becoming very popular, but they also come with big safety concerns. coming up, one family shares their cautionary story. >>> we're going to meet a newborn so big doctors have already given him a nickname, the moose. at more than 16 pounds, jamichael brown could be the largest baby ever born in texas. everything is bigger in texas. he's going to join us along with his proud parents. >>> let's begin this morning with our top story. the debt ceiling standoff in washington. nbc's kristen welker is at the white house with latest on this story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, ann. president obama met with congressional leaders on sunday to try to get a deal done. that didn't happen. in fact, one official with knowledge of the discussion tells me it was a bit tense. lawmakers are hoping to get a deal done within the next ten days so it can be processed by that august 2nd deadline. their ties were off, but the heat was on as the president and congressional leaders met sunday for a second time in less than a week to try to salvage the deal to raise the debt l
of the program in just a little while. >> then a big scare in north carolina's outer banks. a 6-year-old girl attacked by a shark in a foot and a half of water. her mother was just a few feet away. luckily, this little girl survived and we'll be there live in just a little while. plus some important health advice for women. a new recommendation about when and how often you should get a mammogram, but it's confusing. it contradicts another recommendation that came out a year and a half ago. what are women to do? dr. nancy snyderman will be here to help us sort all of it out. >>> let's begin with the dramatic end to the space shuttle program. tom costello is at the kennedy space center. you had a front row seat. what was it like? >> it was a dramatic day and an emotional day for everybody here and it is not over. america's space shuttle program, 30 years ongoing since 1980, '81, actually is how in the history books. "atlantis" came down at 5:57 eastern time, it was its 33rd mission. in all, it's trekked 25 million miles, 327 days in orbit and at 5:57 this morning it came on rest on runway 15. h
and he's a big part of this community. there are lots of reasons why re/max agents average more sales than other agents. experience, certainly. but maybe it's also because they care about the markets they serve and the neighbors who rely on them. nobody sells more real estate than re/max. visit remax.com today. >>> wow! is that place you would like to be? friday light so light places like lake tahoe. >> where the snow has melted. >> mike says it's going to be about 70 degrees but chance of afternoon thunderstorms. >> could be the final weekend for the borders bookstore chain. judge has approved an auction for it. they say they will accept bids until 5:00 p.m. on sunday and give notice on monday. they filed for bankruptcy protection citing huge losses due to the surging popularity on online book sellers. >>> oakland officials are releasing final numbers in the layoff of city workers. 56 city employees will lose their jobs in the next couple of weeks. 12 more workers may be let go or bumped to lower positions by the end of the year. union officials say most of the effected workers are r
default. august 2 is the big day and president obama is urging compromise in congress. he spoke to the nation last night and he criticized the republicans. >> a significant number of republicans in congress are insisting on a different approach, a cuts only approach, an approach that doesn't ask the wealthiest americans or biggest corporations to contribute anything at all. >> but gop leaders say the president is the one who is refusing to budge. >> the president wanted a plank check six months ago. and he wants a blank check today. this is just not going to happen. >> republicans are pushing to raise the debt limit enough to last for the rest of the year and then a joint committee would tackle a second increase and more spending cuts but mr. obama says he will veto any plans to raise the debt ceiling if it comes in two waves. he supports a plan by majority leader harry reid to raise the limit to 2012. >>> breaking news out of morocco. a state news agency says a c- 130 plane has crashed in a mountainous area there. there are reports that 26 people have been killed, four injured.
. >>> and they are the monsters of the sea but they are not so easy to spot. they're big, too. how one bay area team is trying to track these guys down. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, out of prison. lawyers for the parolee who was locked up after the bryan stow >>> giovanni ramirez trying to get out of prison. lawyers for the parolee who was locked up after the bryan stow beating in l.a. are seeking his release. the "l.a. times" reports the attorneys accuse police chief charles beck of rushing to judgment when he announced ramirez was the person who attacked stow. after two other suspects were arrested last week, beck said ramirez was not involved. >>> a man who delivers food to the homeless at night is on life support after being shot in the head in east oakland. the man known as brother john had just handed a homeless man a hot meal after midnight yesterday when someone in a van drove by and opened fire. brother john's wife was grazed by a bullet. she is going to be okay. their two children were in the car, they were not hurt. but there is a $25,000 reward for an arrest. >>> in other bay area headlines, in fairfield the
for the cause of the second big vegetation fire in a week. this fire was reported just before 11:30 yesterday morning. the crews got there and blaze had consumed an acre and burning toward the east bay mud reservoir. fire was contained to three acres. nobody was hurt. it is considered suspicious. >>> 6:35. what the level, for example, of wildfires, the level of threat, danger? >> i would say with the cool temperatures, the following out there, probably diminished. back in the midwest, mike? >> we were feeling your pain last week. >> which one was it? >> it was both. it's fun to taste it and appreciated what we had. here is a look, nice to see acre back. area of low pressure bringing the sea breeze. it's why we have a patchy drizzle to contend with. and check out winds southwest 9, oakland, west at 10. napa southeasterly wind 25 at fairfield where a nice sea breeze is shooting through the central valley. temperature is one degree warmer in los gatos. two in san jose, everybody else at the same or five degrees cooler than yesterday. clouds hang around through 8:00. we'll still be in the 50s. by
. safeway says the ban violates the constitutional right to sell cigarettes. originally big box stores had been allowed to sell cigarettes. they found it discriminated against other pharmacies and the city extend that had ban. >> the smoking ban in san francisco has been in place for years but a change to that law last year is having an impact on places where a certain kind of smoking has koorntd continued. they are cracking down on hooka lounges. >> you fill it up with water halfway. >> he demonstrates the hookah at polk street tobacco shot which is next door to hookah dream lounge. he says his dad put $100,000 into the lounge and isn't sure what to do next. >> a lot of families are going to go broke. who knows what is going to happen. >> its water pipe for smoking flavored tobaccos through a long tube. multiple users can use different mouthpieces. they say it's nothing like cigarette tobacco. >> but the department of public health disagrees. >> there is a lot of science that exposure from the hookah is equal not greater than cigarettes because of the number of people and amount of time.
. but not a big deal especially last week when it was so gray outside. i promise you plenty of sunshine still in store for this afternoon. temperatures above average. we sent weeks below average. check out the numbers. between three and nine degrees above where we usually are this time year. that's great news if you like warmer weather. i'll tell you how long we'll stay warm in a little bit. let's go to gianna with traffic. >> thank you. mobile 5 is out and about traveling along 101 southbound right now heading towards sfo. they just passed oyster point where you can traffic up to speed there. no delays southbound if you head towards the airport. northbound good traffic coming up on the left-hand side of your screen. thank you, mobile 5 for that up date. let's jump to the maps. 101 at the san mateo bridge, no delays. on the bridge things look good. as you work your way into hayward, along the san mateo bridge, 880 itself also checking in problem-free. negotiable no major delays as you head towards the bay bridge. southbound clear all the way into hayward and towards the south bay. we'll check
. sunday's game will be shown on a big screen tv at san francisco's civic center plaza. agreed big crowd was there to cheer for the team. >> i love it and it's really exciting to be out. >> sunday's viewing party is free and could it be. will we have a brandi moment. that would be awesome. >> that was the highest rated women's soccer rating ever. we'll see what happens on sunday possibly the biggest ever. >>> look at you, full of facts and knowledge. >> i need that nor mike nicco. mr. moon shine we call him. >> it's like watching the women play more. it seems like more pure soccer. that is my opinion. give my opinion on the weather forecast. did he really say that? [ laughter ] >> i just can't stand it when the guys stand up and try to run again. can't stand it. >> clouds are not as plef lent the cold front change the air mass. but it is breezy. look at the winds out of the west gusting around 23 miles an hour. 15 at oakland, 18 at hayward. 26 at concord and southwest wind. 15 at fairfield. if you are driving in sacramento nice tail wind. the temperatures are in the low to upper 50s, 50
smart to get in, you were smart. >> it has become a big business the last few years with the cost of coffee. cheers to your ice water there. >>> we want to update you, first, with the latest from washington on those debt talks. there are only five days left for congress to pass a budget cutting plan that will raise the government borrowing limit and avoid a possible default. this morning, the house is set to take a very important vote and much of america from main street to wall street will be watching. cbs news congressional correspondent nancy cordes is on capitol hill this morning. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, erica. that's right. the vote today is on speaker boehner's bill to raise the debt ceiling and it's important because it's one of the two bills out there that could possibly get us out of this mess. but at this hour, it's still very uncertain whether speaker boehner has the republican votes he needs to pass it. and so he became boehner the enforcer yesterday, holding several meetings with house republicans, tea party republicans, freshmen republi
if that is the case. we don't know for sure right now. >> police say one big part of fighting these crimes is having the community step forward. and they set up some anonymous tip lines. you can text any information you have to 1-650-409-6792. there is also a phone line. 1-888-murder-zero. and they say these tip lines have actually been working, later on today at 11:00 a.m. there is a press conference where they will be briefing the community on leads that they got from the community. they're also helping that people will come forward with any anonymous tips, in this case, as well. frank? >> they need some help. thank you, live in east palo alto. >>> 6:04. two suspects are due in a los angeles courtroom this morning. facing charges that they have had bryan stow outside of dodgers stadium. and we have the latest from christie here in san francisco. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, to you, grace. luis sanchez and marvin norwood will appear in court in a few hours. both of the gentlemen have a history of domestic violence and now charged with the beating of bryan stow at that march 31 baseball
, this could be their first world cup victory since 1999. they are going to have a big screen in effect at the civic center if you want to check that out. festivities start at 11:00 this morning. >> everybody has been worried about armageddon, but san francisco is really dealing with a broad closure of its own. >>> yeah, senator mark leno's contribution of gay and lesbian communities and the challenges they face as a polling booth. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, the golden gate bridge this morning. >> a live look across the golden gate bridge. you will want to give yourself some actual time if you're planning on crossing that bridge this link are you southbound and northbound connections to the golden gate bridge in sentences of our close right now. so is the macarthur tunnel. that's part of the construction project area during tonight's closure, they will complete the transition from temporary traffic lanes to the new permanent drought. everything is scheduled to reopen this morning at 11:00. certainly, avoid that area. looks like traffic is running rather smoothly, but certainly
stow case. now police have some big questions to answer. we are going to have live report from los angeles on what went wrong. >>> and are you ready for some football? the final dispute holding up an nfl deal. >>> and we are clear for take- off out of sfo this morning. going to see pretty pleasant conditions a little cooler there than yesterday making it to a high of 72. mostly sunny skies. warmer as we make our way to chicago today. there we are going to hit 90 and we are seeing some showers and some thunderstorms. if you are looking for the hot weather and humid weather, new york is your destination today. 101 excessive heat warning. plenty of sunshine there. we'll have a full look at your bay area forecast coming up. ,, ,, i tell ya, i work a long day, every day. i hang my head out the window. oh man, we're delivering everything you can think of: plywood, cement. i, i enjoy the breeze on my tongue. well uh, and every weekend, seems like we're headin' down to the lake. we're pullin' a boat or somethin'. i don't know why. i just do. it's not a problem. i don't mind as long as we a
the forecast. wall street rallied. a big bucket of cold water was poured on wall street and the economy with the lackluster jobs. >> the economy added an average of 215,000 jobs per month in the previous three months so the anticipation was there. and it showed a stand still in june. what is it about june, do we know what happen? >> it's not just june. they went back and revised downward the prior month. they thought they had 57,000 jobs in may. it turned out it was 25,000. they got rid of it -- they revised away 45,000 additional jobs. we think there have been temporary blips in the economy, the greek situation, storms all through the south you were reporting on. you've had high gas prices and a whole lot of other things have been happening and that caused the economy to come to a stand still and hiring come to a stand still in may and june. we hope that's the case. >> you want to bring up an important thing that a lot of people don't hear about. you call it the real unemployment rate, the ratio of unemployed, discouraged workers and people working part time because they can't find ful
police his client was not each at the game. but lapd made a big splash announcement, claiming they had the man who beat up brian stow, leaving him with a serious brain injury. >> he said the words i've been waiting for seven weeks. he said we had brian's -- excuse me, assault suspect in custody. >> reporter: ramirez remains in jail on a parole violation, but the district attorney has not charged him in the stow case. now with two new suspects in custody, his attorney says it's clear police made a mistake. >> this is a true lesson of the judicial system in this country, specifically the fact that everyone should believe assumed innocent until proved guilty. when i jumped in the case, it was the opposite. >> reporter: while the effort to bring his attackers to justice takes another turn, stow's family is focused on his recovery. we're trying to learn more about the two suspects. in the meantime, lapd still has the crime bulletin posted on their website, still seeking information. reporting live, jean elle, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, jean. those new arrests a stunner for even stow's
on our big board. a new auxiliary lane traveled all the way down to palo alto near university avenue starting from menlo. about 3 mi. long. will illustrate with a red line were the odds of lanes will travel. the project is scheduled to be completed by the end of summer to those of 12. -- 2012. when you see construction, that is what is going on. >> memorial services are planned into honored these psychiatrists and assistant professor who died in a crash with a shuttle bus and big break in hayes valley last week. at the funeral mass will be at 10:00 a.m. for 52 year-old kevin mack, that will be at st. agnes catholic church. there was a viewing last night for mac ck. >> key here is the scene of the crash until the last thursday. mac and about 15 others were writing a shuttle to san francisco general hospital when he collided with a big break traveling north on octavia boulevard. mac was ejected in the land underneath the big rig. witnesses say the shuttle bus driver may have ran a red >> the army psychiatrist charge in the foofort hood shooting will be in court today. people face
for that big deal, grand bargain, seem all but lost right now. now the hope is that congress can pass a dramatically scaled-back version before the country runs out of cash. taking his case public for the second time in a week, president obama accused republicans of failing to crops. >> the problem is members of congress are dug in ideologically into various positions because they boxed themselves in with previous statements. >> reporter: with the clock ticking towards what the president described as armageddon, the first financial default in american history, they hold out hope that a big deal could still be struck. >> but in order to do that we've got to get started now. that's why i'm expecting some answers from all the congressional leaders. and sometime in the next couple of days. >> reporter: for the first time, the president publicly said he's considering asking wealthier seniors in medicare to pay more out of pocket. today in his weekly address mr. obama suspended that stance. >> simply put, it will take a balanced approach, shared sacrifice, and a willingness to make unpopula
on this big screen behind us. you can see -- we're seeing the same picture that you were showing earlier of . of getting ready an -- of nasa of people getting ready. people are gathering for the launch, if it happens an people already start arriving early. >> it's different is -- watching it on youtube, it is life. it's is -- it is live. but watching 2 live is -- it's like the -- watching it live is -- it's like the end of an era. >> reporter: back live here, had is the picture inside the megadome inside the shebot cyan center -- science center. the nice thing about this is you get to watch it with people who are also excite about this history-making event and two there are scientists onhand, astronomer the here that can make it part -- astronomers here that can make it part of the experience. people have say this is a and he want to be here -- this is sad and they want to be here. the folks we talked to said we'll be ready to come back. we'll continue to watch things here an we'll check in with one of the astronomers and check back on "mornings on 2." claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news.
for the big show. the actually put on hundreds of these for july 4th, but they say that this was san francisco is special. >> this is the biggest show in northern california for sure. >> not only do begin to blow up things, we blow them up all pretty. the crowd often loves it, there is nothing better than after a show hearing all the cheers and the clapping. >> the show starts at 9:15 p.m. and it will last about 20 minutes the best place to watch is pure 39 and aquatic park. >> along with fireworks and other fourth of july tradition is the annual nathan's hot dog eating contest on coney island. they're already getting set up, dancing hot dogs for everyone. as we know, the reigning champion san jose native joey chesnutt will be there his record is 68 hot dogs and buns contestants in this contest try to scarfed down as many hot dogs and calories as we possibly can. he is looking to win his fifth title we're rooting for this san jose native. absent this year is his competitors will have his own unofficial contest to eat as many hot dogs as he can. as you are in your fourth of july festivities
current and pulled over a big waterfall at yosemite national park. and searchers are out looking for their bodies today wednesday, july 20th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >> and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> and i'm ann curry. as you see, it's 76 degrees already at 7:00 a.m. here in new york city. and new york is one of 32 states under a heat advisory warning today. >> i think you can see that shot from above, the haze that's hanging over the city. apparently a lot of the country is trapped inside what people are calling a heat dome. inside that dome temperatures in the 90s and 100s in areas that aren't used to getting that hot. now you throw humidity on top of that, and there is simply no way to escape. how long will all this last? we'll check in with al roker on that in just a moment. >>> then we're going to talk about wendy murdoch, the wife of rupert murdoch. she was the first person to leap to her husband's defense when a protester tried to hit him in the face with a pie as he was testifying in fr
the crosswalk. we will be talking to her exclusively this morning. >>> the big 40, the milestone birthday that makes people squirm. but now some women are seizing the day and giving it a brand new meaning. we're going to explore that further. >>> let's begin with the latest on that deadly shooting rampage in norway. nbc's martin fletcher is in oslo this morning. martin, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. anders breivik is in court right now being arraigned on charges of terrorism. meanwhile here at oslo cathedral, this has become the center of mourning. this drama is just what the confessed killer wants, to focus attention on his call for a christian war to defend europe against muslim domination. at noon local time today all of norway paused for a minute's silence in memory of the victims who died for one man's obsession. and at sunday's memorial in the oslo cathedral, king harold and queen sonya cried with their people. a nation shocked, listening with horror to the survivors of the massacre. >> he looked like a police officer. he had all the clothes and the gun and everything. >>
. >> crazy. right? >>> plus our big city crowd has gone a bit country this morning for one of the hottest acts around. blake shelton. look at that crowd. the cma's male vocalist of the year takes over our summer concert stage in the 8:30 half-hour. coming together for that. >>> first let's begin with this fatal fall at a baseball game. kim fisher from kxas, the nbc station in dallas, is at the rangers ballpark in arlington. kim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, ann. everyone out here is simply in shock over what happened here last night. it started off as a typical play. josh hamilton snagged a foul ball, he went to toss it up into the stands. but it is what happened in the seconds after that that simply shocked everyone. 39-year-old shannon stone, who had come to the game with his son, reached out to grab that ball and he fell over the railing. now some of the people who were around did try to grab him but they just couldn't do it as he fell over. he did fall 20 feet, but what we understand is that he was coherent while he was down there talking with paramedics, asking about his
to swim the whole time in order to try to fight the current to get to finally what i called the big rock. it was a big island in the middle of this area about maybe 5 miles from where i started. >> and when you were discovered, were you still alone? how much time did you spend alone once you were finally out of the water? was there any chaos around you? try to describe the environment you were in. >> well, the environment to get to the big rock, first i was thrown into some huge boulders. and i felt my body crushing, so i had to jump out of there in order to keep from being knocked out or killed in the rocks. so i jumped to the other side, which was kind of a more smaller rocky beach area. and i asked the lord to give me a hand to get to the shore. and suddenly a big wave came over and i rolled with the wave in order to get to the shore. and i rolled again with the second wave and i rolled with the third and crawled to the beach. and i took my life vest off and posted it on the stick to notify people i was there. and i found a corner and i slept because i -- my body was totally exhausted
temperatures in the 80s. they're really not getting involved in this big warm up if you're headed out to santa clara, they're getting in the 90s. but we're getting a lot of fog here. it's shallow but it's moving into parts of the south bay. so fog then sun, cool to mild to nice to warm to hot. depending on where you are in proximity of that fog and coast. it's a cool pattern, inland upper 80s. 90, 95 for those warmest locations unless you're really far away from the coast and maybe a few pushing in a little bit further than that. there are signs that next week another weak little system will come in which will start another cooling trend that won't be until saturday or sunday. 50s in these temps. concord 55. same for napa, san rafael. san francisco, oakland, livermore 58. and high pressure continues, i think it's put on the brakes. i really do. what we had yesterday is taking into today. maybe some tropical clouds coming around that. again it moves into the sierra of southern california. sunny inland, warming ends by friday, maybe even saturday. we'll have to keep an eye to the south. fog some
sources say two people beat stow. >> they have big job and a lot of work ahead of them and we are putting all our faith in the lapd. >> it wouldn't mean ramirez would go free, he is serving time for parole violation but if he is clear, his attorney is good example why people shouldn't rush to judgment. police are not talking about the new arrests. we don't know what led them to the two people or what evidence they have that they beat stow at dodger stadium yum back in march. we are hoping to learn more today. on stow's progress, according to the family blog he is making good progress. he opened his eyes this week and made a major breakthrough and when asked his last name, he mouthed the word stow. >>> some stunning revelations from san francisco police in an ongoing bayview shooting investigation. police say the parolee who engaged in a shootout with officers over the weekend died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. lilian kim reports. >>> we believe that fatal wound on mr. harding's body was self-inflicted. >> reporter: they delivered the stunning news. 19-year-old kenneth harding was n
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's not as risky as an uncontrolled delivery and emergency surgery. so really, three big differences here when you compare it to a standard c-section. time. normally when we do a c-section we can have the baby out in seconds. this operation, as we heard, takes hours, before then the baby was born. also, type of an es 2450esh yeah. the goal in the c-section is to keep the baby awake and the mother calm, with good anesthesia so that the anesthesia doesn't go to the baby. in this case you want that anesthesia to the baby because you don't want the baby moving. in blood loss, in a c-section you want to keep the uterus contracted so you don't lose a lot of blood. this is the opposite. it's incredible. >> nice to have you with us. we'll be right back. >> "cbs healthwatch" sponsored by v-8 v-fusion juice. vegetable and fruit juice that just tastes like fruit. discover customersl are getting five percent cashback bonus at the pump... and at many of the places their summer plans take them. it pays to switch, it pays to discover. you get so hooked you'll want to pass it on to a friend. go to getfreshwithafr
manufacture debuted in 1993. >>> it pays big to be america's idol. forbes magazine just released the list of the top earning american idols. carrie underwood earned $20 million in the last year. chris daughtery and adam lambert made the list with $6 million each, and they didn't even win "american idol." fantasia and others round out the top five. as for the "american idol" host, ryan secrest, he pulled in $61 million doing a number of jobs just last year. >> not bad! >>> all right. the stunning new developments in the bryan stow investigation. the suspect is now getting his name cleared. we'll take you live to los angeles. what police are saying about accusing the wrong man in that brutal beating. >> san francisco police are looking for new evidence in a shooting that seriously injured an 11-year-old girl. coming up, what neighbors say they saw minutes before the shooting happened. >> plus, flames rip through a retirement home. the effort to make sure the fire stays under control. >>> new information continues to come in about the three people arrested in connection with the beating of g
that the propane tank is secure. it's 1,000 gallons and pretty big, 10 feet tall so there was concern that not just the fire but even the heat could set that off. but it's secure and the residents as we have been told are let back in this morning. >> thank you, anser hassan live in mountain view. >>> tempers flared on the streets of san francisco. protestors unhappy with the police killing of a teenage convict turned to vandalism and violence. dozens were arrested. anne makovec has more from the newsroom. >> reporter: the police chief had already planned a community meeting that's going to be more important than ever. it's going on tonight. but after things got out of control last night, there will be extra security at this meeting. it's hosted by the chief of police and city council members trying to address people's concerns that police shooting that left a man dead. about -- this is video actually which was taken last night. our cbs photographer was actually attacked during this interview. you're about to see that. yeah. knocked down, camera knocked out of his hands. luckily, police did arrest s
donald's. much of the memorabilia was recovered but not all of it. >>> a big event turned into an even bigger problem at the landmark chinese theater in los angeles. a crowd of dance music fans threw bottles and vandalized cars forcing organizers to cancel the premier of a concert film. investigators say the problem stemmed from a deejay who was supposed to perform at a small private event in front of the theater. he notified his 90,000 twitter followers about it and suddenly it was no long small or private. two people were arrested. >> because, dude, like not going to let them like tell me what to do where to go and where i can't stand and where i can stand. >> wow. he was one of the two who were arrested because of that event. police in riot gear eventually managed to break up that crowd. >> twitter is pretty powerful. >> it is. >> 90,000 followers, there you go. >>> time now is 6:12. two parties, two plans, and no deal yet. why a new debt ceiling plan is losing support fast. >> plus, we're telling you about the top consumer complaints. the one thing that all those gripes have in common. >
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